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July 2017

SPAMfighter News 2017/7/31

Worldwide Ransomware Assaults Depicting an Increase: Europol

 

Global ransomware assaults increased more than 11% during a period of twelve months ending March 2017, reports Europol. However, encouragingly

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/31

Snapchat Account of Kylie Jenner was Hacked

 

Dare to bare! Kylie Jenner took on Twitter on July 23rd, Sunday, sharing a warm selfie after her Snapchat account was hacked.

 

It has

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/31

Phishing Scam Exposed; Four Individuals Detained

 

In the Bokaro Steel City, Cyber-Crime Police have exposed one massive Internet scam. Four individuals who are dropouts from engineering colleges

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/28

Mac, iPhone Owners Susceptible to Hack Through WiFi, Apple Releases Security Patch

 

According to reports from Fox Business, Apple Inc has introduced one crucial security patch to fix vulnerability in every iOS device for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/28

Mac Malware Found Surreptitiously Monitoring Computer Owners

 

A malware strain, which mysteriously enables attackers to surreptitiously gain hold of keyboards, webcams as well as other sensitive parts,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/27

YouTube Making Efforts Towards Reducing Spam Comments

 

For online sites the comments page is truly very useful when people want to conduct discussions or get feedback; however, many a times in the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/27

Single Cyber-Crime at Each Interval of Ten Minutes During January-June 2017

 

Cyber-crime incidences within India have taken on the rise since a minimum of one such incidence got recorded inside the nation at every interval of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/27

Hackers are Attacking Wi-Fi of Hotel with a Particular Evil Malware

 

The advanced hacking as well as campaign of cyberespionage against the high-value targets is returned.

 

The so-called group named

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/26

Qatar Blames Hackers in UAE for Creating Crisis

 

Ministry of Interior of Qatar confirms that experts are having evidence proving the cyberattack on the official media of the country originated from

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/26

Programmer Shows One Simple Method for Hacking Someone’s Facebook Account

 

The Independent reports about certain computer programmer who of late discovered one rather simple method of infiltrating a person's Facebook

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/25

Russian Man Behind Citadel Malware Sentenced to Five Years

 

A man from Russia known to have assisted in creating and disseminating a malicious program called Citadel designed for grabbing personal financial

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/25

Origin Energy Malware Scam Strikes Australia

 

Energy giant, Origin Energy, has been struck for the 4rth time in 2 months by another flood of malware attacks. Police of NSW shared scam email that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/25

India Receives Maximum Spam Calls, Telecos Major Spammers

 

The Truecaller Insights 2017 report states that in India, a consumer of Truecaller gets a mean of 22.6 spam calls on a monthly basis that's the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/24

Nude Photos and Videos of Sarah Hyland Leaked

 

Sarah Hyland has apparently been hacked and her private nude images have been stolen. The Modern Family star was apparently targeted by a hacker who

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/24

Malware Growth for Apple iOS Outnumbers Android’s

 

Android devices across the world far outsell Apple devices; despite so hackers seek to attack iOS devices. Indeed, with Cisco Systems and IBM

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/21

The New Android Malware “GhostCtrl”

 

One fresh malware strain is the most sophisticated info-stealer never seen before on Android as it facilitates attackers in creation of one backdoor

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/21

Twitter.com Attacked with Gigantic Porn Botnet

 

A nearly 90,000 bots delivering sexual contents infiltrated Twitter Inc. the popularly known network of social media during the recent months that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/21

How Easy to Hack a Myspace Account and How to Delete Yours

 

Most likely, it has been years, may be a decade even, since you last logged into your Myspace account. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have quickly

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/20

Security Experts Worryingly have Little Malware Knowledge


According to Lastline the security company, there is considerable lacuna within knowledge of cyber-security among professionals occupied in this

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/20

Hackers Steal $7m after Attacking Crypto-Coin Dealing Company


A startup company specializing in block-chain technology 'CoinDash," which claims to be certain social-trading facilitator, stated that some

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/19

Creators of Ashley Madison in $11.2 Million Settlement for Data Breach

 

According to court papers, the creator of website Ashley Madison has reached a projected settlement in a class-action suit related to a breach of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/19

UAE Involved in Qatar Government Website Hacks

 

According to The Washington Post reports, after just analyzing information, which United States intelligence collected, the agencies substantiated

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/19

New Info-Stealer Costs only $7

 

A malware creator speaking Russian language and using the handle "TheBottle" recently began trading one fresh info-stealer known as Ovidiy

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/18

Spam Calls Getting Common Globally

 

Spam calls such as those from banks telling about new loan offers else competitor operators deceptively extracting information while cajoling to

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/18

Data from Verizon Leaked, Advise to Change Customers’ PIN

 

All Verizon customers who have dialed customer service during January-June 2017 would do good to make their Personal Identification Number

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/17

Latest Ransomware Twist: A Ransom Demand of $250,000

 

A hacking group related to ransomware attack last week which locked up devices at multibillion-dollar organizations has apparently issued its first

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/17

Hackers Closed the Key Card Machine in this Hotel Till a Bitcoin Ransom was Paid

 

According to a notice on the website of the company, the latest instance happened between Aug. 2016 and Mar. 2017 which included names of guests,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/17

Avanti Breach Emphasizes POS Malware’s Unrelenting Threat

 

Avanti Markets, the seller of drinks and food to companies during work breaks, has indicated a potential hack into its systems that may've leaked

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/14

Companies should Quickly Count the Cost of Cyber Crime

 

Cybersecurity was ranked 8th among 12 largest specific dangers facing the Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc in their most recent annual report. The risk

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/14

ATO Employee Posts Phone-Accessing Instructions, Office’s Investigation Tactics Revealed

 

A disclosure of phone-hacking instructions guide by an Australian Tax Office employee revealed the ATO's tactics of investigating fraud along with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/13

Android Halts Malicious Applications by Reading ‘Panic’ Button Presses on User’s Phone

 

Android has introduced one fresh feature called 'panic' button which takes the user back onto his main screen in case he presses a 'back' button a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/13

A slightly unusual ransomware, LeakerLocker

 

Ransomware, a commonly known computer malware is now threatening smart-phones. Known as LeakerLocker, this new malware is the discovery of online

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/13

No, Jayden isn’t any Hacker for Facebook Accounts

 

One fake message cautioning users of Facebook Messenger that they shouldn't acknowledge friend requests that apparently some hacker by the handle

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/12

IRS Cautions Tax Officials of Phishing E-mails

 

The IRS on July 10 cautioned tax professionals towards enhancing the security of their computers while keep watch over their inboxes, especially for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/12

Scam E-mail Impersonating ASIC Targeting Australian Businessmen

 

MailGuard, the e-mail filtering firm of Australia warns of e-mails posing as communication from ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/11

Ransomware a Looming Threat, Companies Short of Updating Software

 

Although ransomware threat is looming large inside the city, a lot of firms seemingly aren't at all hastening towards making their software

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/11

West Hartford Town Website Hacked

 

The website of West Hartford town is reported to have been attacked in the morning of July 6; however, according to the authorities, the website's

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/11

'CopyCat’ Malware in its Peak Contaminated 14m Android Devices

 

An Android malware infected and proliferated so effectively that when its attacks were the maximum during April-May 2016, it contaminated 14m

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/10

Compromised Company Spreading NotPetya Malware Faces Criminal Charges in Ukraine

 

Demydiuk added that employees of ME Doc also had warned managers of the company regarding insecurities in company's infrastructure, but that was

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/10

Cardi B Responds to Hacking of Her Social Media Accounts

 

Cardi B says that she was victimized by an online hack. The Twitter account of Bronx rapper sent a message which blasted Nicki Minaj. Now-a-days,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/10

Linux Malware and Attacks on the Rise

 

It's generally thought that operating systems (OSs) on Linux computers have the ability to resist malicious software and keep it at bay; as a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/7

Bithumb Globally Largest Bitcoin Exchange Fall to Hackers’ Attack

 

Bithumb the exchange selling and buying Bitcoin and Ethereum crypto-currencies, and which is among the 5 largest exchanges in the world stated on

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/7

South Korea’s Major Crypto-Currency Exchange Bithumb Becomes Victim of Hack

 

The globally 4th biggest crypto-currency exchange Bithumb in terms of volume substantiated that it encountered a security breach when an anonymous

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/7

Another Ransomware Virus Strikes Globally

 

Hackers carried out intense ransomware assaults on June 27 targeting agencies and businesses globally, especially Ukrainian companies. Prominent

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/6

Security Specialists Attribute Petya to State Actor

 

Two different security agencies from Europe recently reached a conclusion about Petya (also called NotPetya) that the ransomware, which spread

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/6

Website of Bellevue City Hacked

 

An unidentified group which is sympathetic to the Islamic State group hacked the home page of the City of Bellevue on Monday. Since then, the site

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/5

Facebook Discovers One Novel Method for Identifying Spam

 

Facebook will soon begin concealing posts from Web surfers if the latter send spam to website members' news feeds via lures for clicking articles

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/5

Instagram Account of Arsenal Star Ozil Hacked

 

The official account of the Arsenal star, Mesut Ozil, had an image uploaded to Ozil's 12.9 Mn followers of romantic scene with caption.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/5

Dispatch Computers of Ashland Cops along with Fire Departments Hacked

 

The computer network dispatching combined law enforcement for Ashland police as well as fire departments succumbed to a hacker's attack during the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/4

Innumerable People Severely Endangered with Hacking, while Potentially Unaware

 

At the instance of warning of hacking assaults, the majority of technology consumers get inclined to fear of their computers, tablets or

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/4

Twitter Account of Jim Irsay has Apparently been Hacked Twice during Past Two Weeks


Jim Irsay, owner of the Colts, casually tweeted out a photo of a naked woman on early Thursday morning.


As Irsay has not claimed the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/3

The Latest Hacker Attack Demolished Data rather than Make Money

 

According to very specialized cyber security researchers, a malicious program which has been the focus of the current week's worldwide assault and

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/3

Instagram Uses Mechanized Intelligence for Combating Offensive Comments and Spam

 

Instagram looks to mechanized intelligence in the hope to combat junk messages and trolls. On June 29, the photo as well as video sharing service

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/3

Man who Collected $ 19.6M Illegally in Hacking Scheme Sentenced 4 Years in Jail

 

William E. Fitzpatrick, Acting U.S. Attorney, said that a Pakistani national will serve four years in jail for obtaining illegally over $19.6 Mn as

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